Run With It

Run With It
Successful CEOs have plenty of new business ideas.

Extracting Pain from Dentists with David Cristello
Feb 20 • 33 min
You need an idea to start a successful business, right? David Cristello doesn’t think so. Listen to him share how he would pull the pain out of dentists and create a business around it.
Dropping the Recidivism Rate to
Feb 13 • 36 min
The recidivism rate in US prisons is among the world’s highest. Yet if ex-cons get a better start, everybody wins. Listen to Zachary Babcock share a business idea that reduces recidivism while creating new employees with strong character and work ethic.
Starting a Board Game Cafe with Melissa Villanueva and Angelo Sepulveda
Feb 6 • 45 min
Playing board games is a great way to connect with old friends and make new ones. Listen to Melissa and Angelo share how to start a board game cafe, given the lessons they learned in building a successful group of coffee shops.
Smart Home Installation and More with Mehdi Kajbaf
Jan 30 • 37 min
Smart home tech is growing fast and there’s an opportunity to grow along with it as an entrepreneur. Listen to Mehdi Kajbaf describe a business idea to implement this technology for others.
Energy Audits for Tech Companies with Justin Jackson
Jan 23 • 36 min
Increasingly, tech founders are considering the impact of their businesses on the planet. Listen to Justin Jackson describe a business idea that helps them take some meaningful action to reduce emissions and track results.
Crowdsourced Content Creation with Mike Volkin
Jan 16 • 36 min
Great content requires many specialists: editors, grammarians etc. Working asynchronously, they waste a ton of energy. Mike Volkin describes a business that allows them to contribute simultaneously, getting the job done faster, better, and cheaper.
Shedding Light on a Dark Topic with Jules Schroeder
Jan 9 • 48 min
Successful people are not immune to depression, but we don’t usually get to hear that side of their story. Listen to Jules Schroeder describe a business idea that sheds light on mental health issues facing people you look up to.
A More Excellent Open Mic for Musicians with Arthur Revechkis
Jan 2 • 41 min
There are plenty of dive bar open mics for musicians, but is there a better approach? Is it time to implement great technology and raise the bar? Listen to Arthur Revechkis describe a business idea to help foster the development of next-generation talent.
Helping Podcasters Grow Their Audiences with Louis Nicholls
Dec 26, 2019 • 42 min
Growing a podcast audience takes time, energy, and the right strategy. Listen to Louis Nicholls describe a business idea to help podcasters connect with each other’s audiences to gain exposure.
Employers Mentoring Urban Youth with Gary Rabine
Dec 19, 2019 • 49 min
What can businesses gain from employing at-risk youth, and showing them a path toward success? Listen to Gary Rabine describe a non-profit idea that aims to raise young people out of violence and poverty as they work for and learn from caring employers.
Making the Most of Social Media with Whitney Hansen
Dec 12, 2019 • 51 min
Nowadays, social media is critical to growing a small business. However, how you engage on Twitter needs to be different than Instagram, Facebook, LinkedIn, etc… Listen to Whitney Hansen describe a business idea to help brands succeed with social media.
The Expensive Water Bottle with Jeff Proctor
Dec 5, 2019 • 46 min
Water bottle brands have loyal and enthusiastic followers willing to pay a lot for the right product. Could prices go higher? If so, why? Listen to Jeff Proctor describe a business idea that may help us create a new, more powerful relationship to water.
Kickstarter for Podcasts with Mubashar Iqbal
Nov 28, 2019 • 43 min
Validating a new podcast idea can be overwhelming. Listen to Mubashar Iqbal describe a business idea that helps aspiring podcasters test the waters before launching.
Domain Naming Helper Software with Garrett Dimon
Nov 22, 2019 • 43 min
Choosing a great domain name nowadays requires compromise and a ton of creativity. Listen to Garrett describe a business idea that helps people choose the right domain among available options.
How to Start a Software Company with David Hauser
Nov 14, 2019 • 38 min
Enterprise software sucks. David Hauser knows that firsthand, having built and sold Grasshopper for $170 million. Listen to him describe a business framework for developing enterprise solutions.
A Clever Take on Residential Window Cleaning with Richard Bitton
Nov 7, 2019 • 41 min
He started in sales at only 15, and has since developed a keen eye for opportunity. Listen to Richard describe a business idea that can turn a respectable profit while helping window cleaners get more work and earning high school kids their college money.
Representing People of Color in the Outdoor Space with Kara Perez
Oct 31, 2019 • 42 min
People of color aren’t well-represented in the outdoor space, and businesses are losing out as a result. Listen to Kara describe a business idea to help outdoor retailers reach untapped markets and build a community for people of color.
Done-For-You Digital Marketing with TJ Clark
Oct 24, 2019 • 42 min
TJ and his business partner, Peter, run Healthy Chew, an online weekly meal prep service and social media marketing has been integral to their success. Listen to TJ describe a business idea to gradually take digital marketing off a business owner’s plate.
Fundraising for Social Impact Entrepreneurs with Fatimeh Pahlavan
Oct 17, 2019 • 45 min
Social impact entrepreneurs, women, and people of color typically have a harder time raising money. Listen to Fatimeh describe a business idea to help people from underrepresented groups connect with Angel Investors.
Payroll and Benefits for Dev and Design Firms with Chad Pytel
Oct 10, 2019 • 54 min
The Payroll and Benefits management space is in dire need of improvement and brimming with opportunity. Listen to Chad describe a business idea that starts in a niche and stands to solve some huge headaches for many growing businesses.
Upgrading from Disease Care to Health Care with Logan Christopher
Oct 3, 2019 • 47 min
Despite living in a time where we can have almost anything, most people aren’t as healthy as they should be. Listen to Logan describe a business idea that helps holistic healthcare providers close that gap.
Designing Education for Real Life with Zach Fleishman
Sep 26, 2019 • 54 min
Our standard educational system is designed for the industrial age and it’s just not fit to produce the next generation of well-equipped, sharp and creative graduates. Zack shares a business idea for transforming education into a more useful, fun and…
Helping Artisans Scale with Sam Davidson & Matt Verlinich
Sep 19, 2019 • 53 min
Imagine you make incredible salsa. You think to yourself, “I should sell this?” What do you do? Sam Davidson and Matt Verlinich walk through a business idea to help artisan entrepreneurs scale.
Optimizing for Love and Connection with David DeMember
Sep 12, 2019 • 59 min
We implement technology to build optimal business relationships and sales processes. David shares a business idea that instead uses tech to optimize interpersonal connections with friends and family.
Reducing the Stress of Vacation Homes with Aaron Green
Sep 5, 2019 • 66 min
Busy people with vacation properties often show up only to find it inhospitable for the weekend. Listen to Aaron describe a business idea that reduces the stress of second homes.
Translating Medical Lingo with Shuhan He
Aug 29, 2019 • 53 min
Doctors are burning out faster than ever. Patients aren’t receiving comprehensive notes about their visits. Listen to Shuhan describe a business idea to improve the experience for all.
Injecting Humor Into a Taboo Industry with Allie LeFevere
Aug 19, 2019 • 52 min
When life gives you lemons…every single month. Listen to Allie describe a business idea that capitalizes on a subscription women didn’t sign up for.
Reinventing a Boring Healthcare Product with Zee Schwab
Aug 19, 2019 • 41 min
Millions of people have chronic, untreated foot pain. Listen to Zee share a business idea that helps them.
Creating a Virtual Shopping Experience with David Kosciusko
Aug 19, 2019 • 48 min
Big technological shifts lead to big opportunities. Listen in as David shares a business idea that he believes will turn the clothing industry on its head.
Trailer - New Business Ideas from Successful Entrepreneurs
Aug 18, 2019 • 1 min
What if you could hear how a successful entrepreneur would start a completely new business? They’d tell you why it’s a problem, what a solution would be worth, and the exact steps they’d take to start. Listen to this trailer for more details.